New beginnings

New Year – New Start

We’re only just getting over Christmas and already there are demands on us…. What are our New Year’s Resolutions going to be? To get fitter, thinner, fatter….Eat less, do less…Do more… Give up …give in…just give? Get up and go? Read more…read less…write more..? Spend more time…save more time…make more time…  Join a club.. Do[…]

A DIY Divorce that works for YOU

A DIY Divorce that works for YOU

Are you loooking for a DIY Divorce solution that works for YOU? It’s a bit of a messy world out there, and divorce is no exception. There are ever increasing choices as to how to go about things and those choices can be overwhelming. If you are going through a relationship breakdown, once you’ve made[…]

Understanding mediation outcome documents

Understanding mediation outcome documents

In my daily practice, I spend a fair amount of time helping clients in their understanding of mediation outcome documents. Statements of Outcome, Memorandums of Understanding, Open Financial Statements… Just what are these documents and why are they important for clients – particularly if they are not yet legally binding? As a Family Mediation Council[…]

The ultimate in microwave society

The ultimate in microwave society

The ultimate in microwave society is finally here, or is it? Wevorce, a start-up phone app developer from America is launching what it sees as the divorce of the future: A smart phone app that will enable you to untie the knot from anywhere in the U.S.A (as long as you have a 3g connection[…]

7 things to consider if you are thinking about divorce

7 things to consider if you are thinking about divorce

There is no such thing as an easy, pain free divorce.  Let’s face it – it would be a strange world indeed if we were to get married to someone thinking ‘one day I’ll divorce this person…’ So the majority of people are not really prepared at all for the road that lies ahead. Even in[…]

Collaborative law

Divorce may be inevitable this year, but the way you handle it isn’t

Divorce may be inevitable this year, but the way you handle it isn’t.  For some, 2016 will bring the sad inevitability of a divorce. The devastating impact of this life event can never be truly understood by anybody who hasn’t had the experience, but did you know that you have a number of choices about[…]